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Old 10-07-2017, 11:45 PM   #1
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So my trans seems to be shifting a little hard from second to third. Itís not really jerking hard itís just kind of hesitant in between gears and it does shift a little hard is that normal for them or is there something I can do to help


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Old 10-09-2017, 01:04 PM   #2
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You need to actually give us some details....


1.8/1.4t
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Any relevant work done on the vehicle related to the transmission

Just saying its hesitant can mean any one number of things.
Videos are a great help too.
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Old 10-09-2017, 03:03 PM   #3
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shifting a little hard from second to third. kind of hesitant in between gears and it does shift a little hard


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Sounds like the nature of how it's programmed at factory.. Nothing to worry if it bothers you get a BNR or Trifecta Tune for a couple of hundred dollars. Myself (also owning a 1.8 with automatic) I just live with it as many other makes have similar minor annoyances... My car gets me from A-B comfortably and economically and that's exactly what I purchased it for
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I've got the 1.8l 6spd auto. And mine did the same thing at around 60ish K. I did a drain and refill and the problem went away. They say the fluid in the transmission is sealed for life but is a bunch of bs. Change the fluid ever 60k even if you don't drive it hard

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I've got the 1.8l 6spd auto. And mine did the same thing at around 60ish K. I did a drain and refill and the problem went away. They say the fluid in the transmission is sealed for life but is a bunch of bs. Change the fluid ever 60k even if you don't drive it hard

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Is there a drain plug on the bottom?


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Yes. And also a check plug on drive side. Only want to put in what you drain out. You drain the trans, take out check plug on side and fill the trans back up until it starts to seep out the check plug. Put plug back in shift through all gears and then after warms up, let sit for a few, pull check plug out 1 last time and add again until seeps out again then your good

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Yes. And also a check plug on drive side. Only want to put in what you drain out. You drain the trans, take out check plug on side and fill the trans back up until it starts to seep out the check plug. Put plug back in shift through all gears and then after warms up, let sit for a few, pull check plug out 1 last time and add again until seeps out again then your good

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Iíll give that a try thank you


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Np. I did have shop do mine. I supplied the fluids and they charged 60 bucks. You should really only need 5qrts but 6 to be safe

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Np. I did have shop do mine. I supplied the fluids and they charged 60 bucks. You should really only need 5qrts but 6 to be safe

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I work at an oil change shop so I have all the supplies I need so should be an easy job


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